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METALCON

Established in 1991, METALCON is the largest international event in the metal construction industry. Unique in both its service and show management to this industry, METALCON is the only annual tradeshow and conference devoted entirely to the application of metal in industrial, institutional, light commercial and residential projects. 

Its success is based on three key components: education, exhibits and interactive, learning opportunities.  METALCON is produced by PSMJ Resources, Inc., and sponsored by the Metal Construction Association. 

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Join Us for METALCON 2024 in Atlanta, Georgia From October 30 – November 1

The Most Influential Metal Construction and Design Event in the World

For 30+ years, METALCON has been the only annual tradeshow devoted exclusively to the application of metal in construction and design. With its dynamic exhibit hall, interactive education sessions and access to the Who’s Who of the industry — attendees count on METALCON to deliver the innovations, solutions, tools and expertise they need to turbocharge their businesses through the application of metal in the building envelope.

Registration is open for METALCON 2024! Attendees who register now can save $50 on admission on this special event running October 30 - November 1 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.

Or make money by attracting new customers as an exhibitor while saving money on your exhibit space thanks to being an MCA member! Talk to Exhibits Manager Mark Swagerty to find out just how much you can save!

Show Floor Hours

  • Wednesday, October 30: *10 am – 5 pm

  • Thursday, October 31: *10 am – 5 pm

  • Friday, November 1: 10 am – 3 pm

*KEYNOTES START AT 9 AM WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

Learn more about METALCON 2024.

View our map of exhibitors.

Register for METALCON 2024!

Exhibit at METALCON 2024


METALCON Online: Stae of the Metal Building Erecting IndustryMETALCON Online: State of the Metal Building Erecting Industry

When: June 19, 2024
Where: Zoom at 1:00 pm EST
Who: Robert Mesmer and Heidi Ellsworth

METALCON Online explores the world of metal building erecting with Heidi J. Ellsworth of MetalCoffeeShop and Bobby Mesmer, CEO of RMG Erectors.

They discuss what's happening in the metal building world and how metal erecting is growing and creating waves within the architectural and specifying communities. The longevity, durability and sustainability of metal buildings is propelling the industry and this webinar dives into how that is happening and how to get involved.

Register today!


METALCON 2024 Top Product Awards

Applications Due June 28, 2024

METALCON, the metal construction industry’s premier global event for the metal construction and design industry announces its Fourth Annual Top Product Awards to recognize companies at the forefront of innovation in industry products, technologies and solutions.

This year’s METALCON exhibitors are invited to submit nominations for their standout metal products across 15 categories. To be eligible for consideration, a product must have been introduced to the market after Jan. 1, 2023, and its manufacturer must be a participating exhibitor at METALCON 2024. Exhibitors are eligible to nominate one top metal product within a single product category.

Metal product categories include:

  • Walls
  • Roofs
  • Structures
  • Paint & Coatings
  • Windows & Doors
  • Accessories
  • Lighting
  • Technology
  • Insulation & Weather Barriers
  • DayLighting
  • Contractor Tools & Equipment
  • Safety
  • Alternative Energy
  • Rollforming Equipment
  • Other

A simple Top Product Awards application is available at www.metalcon.com under the Exhibit tab, and submissions must be received by June 28, 2024. New this year, to foster more participation, if only one product is submitted for its designated category, it will automatically move to the Other category before voting begins.

The top three award-winning products will be determined by electronic voting. Following the application deadline, the public will be invited to cast their votes via an online form. On-site voting will also be available for the first two days of METALCON via the show app.  Attendees can vote only once, but they can vote for multiple products across different categories.

All nominees will be invited to showcase their top products with special product recognition at their booths in Atlanta. The top three award-winning products will be announced on November 1, the final day of the METALCON 2024, on the show floor.

METALCON takes place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta from Wednesday, Oct 30. – Friday, Nov. 1, 2024, with pre-show workshops beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 29. Registration is now open!

“Attendees come to METALCON to discover the latest game-changing developments in the world of metal construction,” says Judy Geller, METALCON Show Director. “This year we’ve changed things up a bit to inspire some friendly competition. We’re eagerly anticipating the unveiling of the newest innovations and the chance to spotlight the industry’s most cutting-edge products and technologies in Atlanta.”

Nominate a product!


METALCON 2024 Hotel Discounts

Globetrotter is METALCON’s Only Official Hotel Partner.

Beware of imposters! We have been informed that other companies have aggressively pursued METALCON attendees, exhibitors, partners or their companies to use their services to book guest rooms at supposedly significant discounts. Unfortunately, in the past, these have been reported as scams made through non-official housing sources.
 
If someone contacts you offering discounted hotel rooms outside of Globetrotter, they are NOT in any way affiliated with or endorsed by METALCON show management.

Book your hotel for METALCON 2024!


Are You Ready for METALCON? MetalForming is!


METALCON Announces 2023 Top Products Award Winners

METALCON, the only global event dedicated exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction, announces the METALCON Top Products Award winners.  

This year’s exhibitors were invited to nominate their top metal products in one of 15 product categories. To be eligible for consideration, a product must have been introduced to the market after Jan. 1, 2022, and its manufacturer must be a 2023 METALCON exhibiting company. Winners were determined by an electronic vote. 

The Technology Award goes to: MetalCoffeeShop - MetalTalk™ 

  • MetalTalk™ is a webinar series that delivers in the Read, Listen or Watch (RLW) format with content being presented to RLW; the only event in the metal construction offering all three platforms. MetalTalk features industry thought leaders, including progressive manufacturers, technology and more. 

Find out who the other 2023 METALCON Top Products Award winners are!

Watch MetalCoffeeShop's MetalTalk series.


METALCON Live! — Planning the Future of Your Business in a Digital Age

Presented by Heidi J. Ellsworth of RoofersCoffeeShop and MetalCoffeeShop and John Kenney of Cotney Consulting

Can Artificial Intelligence help you generate more leads? Will virtual reality replace site visits? How will the Internet of Things change the way you manage your projects? Join Heidi J. Ellsworth of RoofersCoffeeShop and MetalCoffeeShop and John Kenney of Cotney Consulting as they share how technology is transforming the metal construction business and how you must prepare. Don't miss this informative webinar presented by industry experts who understand your challenges and have the experience to help your business evolve in these rapidly changing times.

Key Takeaways:

  • A review of the latest metal construction tech trends

  • How to add technology to your business plan

  • Specific business processes improved by technology

  • How to integrate technology into your company culture

  • How technology can improve employee retention

  • Using digital marketing to win new business

Approved for 1 AIA credit

Watch this webinar today!


Latest Contests and Games

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Vote for the 2023 METALCON Top Product Awards!

HOW TO VOTE: Select 1 winning product per category Note: there are 8 product categories (1 per page) *Voting form takes no more than 4 to complete* Voting ends September 5, 2023 Winners will be announced September 6, 2023 Then, METALCON attendees will be invited to vote for their top 3 favorite products among Top Product ...
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Latest Awards

METALCON 2024 Top Product Awards

METALCON 2024 Top Product Awards

(Newton, Mass., – May 2, 2024) — METALCON, the metal construction industry’s premier global event for the metal construction and design industry announces its Fourth Annual Top Product Awards to recognize companies at the forefront of innovation in industry products, technologies and solutions. This year’s METALCON exhibitors are invited to ...
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Latest Podcasts

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Judy Geller - METALCON 2023 Expo

S1:E22 In this MetalCast episode, Heidi J. Ellsworth sits down with Judy Geller of METALCON to discuss their upcoming 2023 Expo. The show features a dynamic exhibit hall with interactive educational sessions that allow attendees to find the innovations and solutions they need for business success. New this year is the ...
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NTM - Coffee Conversations LIVE from METALCON - Sponsored by New Tech Machinery - POD

Coffee Conversations LIVE from METALCON - Sponsored by New Tech Machinery

You won't want to miss this special Coffee Conversations, sponsored by New Tech Machinery, coming to you LIVE from METALCON! Join us on day one of the show as we meet with industry leaders and experts from the metal industry. Guests include manufacturers and service providers who will ...
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METALCON - Judy Geller - METALCON 2022 Roaring into Indianapolis - POD

Judy Geller - METALCON 2022 Roaring into Indianapolis

S4:E54 Heading east, Heidi J. Ellsworth virtually road trips to visit with Judy Gellar, Vice President of Events with METALCON. For over 30 years, METALCON has been bringing together every facet of the metal construction and design industry including contractors, designers, specifiers, and installers, to distributors, suppliers, and manufacturers. Judy ...
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Latest Webinars

METALCON - METALCON Live! Presents... Architectural Applications for Liquid and Powder

METALCON Live! Presents... Architectural Applications for Liquid and Powder

Join us on Wednesday, January 10th at 1PM ET as Architectural Manager, Gary Edgar of PPG unveils the secrets behind coatings and their optimal use. Navigating the complexities of coatings and determining when to use each one can be a challenging task. From deciphering the disparities between liquid and powder ...
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METALCON - Webinar 8/16

METALCON Live! and RAiNA Present... Decoding the Language of Rainscreens

Join RAiNA (Rainscreen Association in North America) and METALCON as they look into the world of rainscreens. Rainscreens are not a product, they are an assembly. The assembly is comprised of building components installed by different trades. Different trades use different terminology. How do we come to a common language? RAiNA has ...
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METALCON Live! and the MCA Present... Buying MCM: What the Industry Has In Store For You

Metal Composite Materials are an ever-developing product category in the world of metal construction materials. Often, they can be seen as confusing. Join leaders of the metal composite materials (MCM) industry as they de-mystify the world of MCM. Discover everything from what’s new and coming soon in the product category, ...
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Latest Classifieds

METALCON - Webinar 8/16

METALCON Live! and RAiNA Present... Decoding the Language of Rainscreens

Join RAiNA (Rainscreen Association in North America) and METALCON as they look into the world of rainscreens. Rainscreens are not a product, they are an assembly. The assembly is comprised of building components installed by different trades. Different trades use different terminology. How do we come to a common language? RAiNA has ...
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Latest Videos

The Weekly Blend Episode 88

Episode 88 - METALCON & MRCA Recap | New MetalTalks, Coffee Conversations and RLWs | Photo Contest Happening Now!

Join Heidi and Karen every Friday to learn about what's going on in the roofing industry. The 88th episode of The Weekly Blend is here! Join the Coffee Shops’ President Heidi J. Ellsworth and COO Karen L. Edwards for the latest episode of this Coffee Shop original web series. This week, Heidi ...
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The Weekly Blend LIVE From METALCON

The Weekly Blend LIVE From METALCON!

Join us every Friday to learn the latest news in the roofing industry. The 87th episode of The Weekly Blend is coming to you live from METALCON! Join the Coffee Shops’ President Heidi J. Ellsworth and Multimedia Manager Megan Ellsworth for the newest episode of this Coffee Shop original web series. This ...
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The Weekly Blend Episode 86

Episode 86 - METALCON is Almost Here! | MRCA Next Week! | Featuring Ken McLauchlan From MetalForming

Join Heidi and Karen every Friday to learn the latest roofing industry updates. The 86th episode of The Weekly Blend is here! Join the Coffee Shops’ President Heidi J. Ellsworth and COO Karen L. Edwards for the latest episode of this Coffee Shop original web series. This week, Heidi and Karen are ...
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